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Rarely a week goes by when the strife in Israel/Palestine does not make headlines in the media. In recent years the conflict has seemed ever more intractable, the people increasingly polarised and entrenched. Yet in spite of all, there are still those on both sides of the divide working for mutual understanding and a peaceful resolution of the conflict.
Galway will be addressed by a citizen of Gaza this afternoon as part of a Palestine solidarity event which takes place in Eyre Square. Meanwhile businesses in Kinvara have also started to boycott Israeli goods.
I had the remarkable opportunity to travel to Israel and Palestine last week to visit development and human rights organisations which are working for peace in the region.
Anna Baltzer a Jewish-American, the granddaughter of Holocaust refugees, and an award-winning lecturer, author, and activist will be speaking in Galway this weekend.
Amnesty International in Galway is hosting a talk on non-violent resistance by activist Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta, author of Refusing To Be Enemies.
MOHAMED ALTAWIL could have been another Palestinian youth throwing rocks at Israeli soldiers and tanks, but it was his father who encouraged him to seek a different path.
The IPSC (Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign) is marking International Boycott Sanctions and Divestment (BDS) Day against Israel on Friday July 9 by launching a nationwide petition calling on Dunnes Stores to cease stocking Israeli goods in their stores.
A major meeting on Palestine, with reports from people who have been on the ground, as well as an interactive exhibition, and fair trade market, will take place tomorrow in the Nuns Island Theatre.